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An Out-Of-The-Box Durham Retail Guide

Posted by DCVB Staff on Oct 26, 2018 11:33:27 AM

Gone are the predictable days when weird socks, only marginally fragrant candles, and scratchy scarves sufficed as gifts when winter was underway. We've put together an out-of-the-box guide to gift giving in Durham to help you do better.

This holiday season, try gifting one-of-a-kind Durham experiences. Durham’s collection of unique classes, events, and performances as well as hotels, entertainment venues, and restaurants will help you find a truly creative gift for your family and friends. What's more, local entrepreneurs have created online stores of Durham-made products that you can purchase from the comfort of your own home. Read on for some truly unique shopping  ideas!

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Topics: Shopping, holiday season

Celebrate Kwanzaa in Durham

Posted by Heather Darnell on Dec 27, 2017 10:18:28 AM

Durham, NC is one of the best places to celebrate Kwanzaa this holiday season. With Durham’s rich African American heritage and history, it’s no surprise that there are several community-wide Kwanzaa events to attend during this seven-day holiday. Check out these Kwanzaa end-of-year events in Durham, NC for things to do:

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Topics: holiday season, History, Events, family-friendly

#12DaysofDurham - 12 Bull City Gifts Under $20

Posted by The Durham Team on Dec 19, 2017 12:45:41 PM

The Durham retail shopping scene offers a fascinating array of unique finds, locally-made items and world-recognized brands. #12DaysofDurham showcases a fraction of the incredible selection of items available in some of Durham independentely-owned retail options. Every day we picked one item under $20 from that we hope will delight and suprise everyone on your list. 

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Topics: Shopping, holiday season, gift ideas

6 Things your Family Can’t Miss this Holiday Season in Durham, NC

Posted by Heather Darnell on Nov 30, 2017 2:59:45 PM

Make special memories with the whole family during “the most wonderful time of the year” in Durham, North Carolina. The holiday season in Durham, NC is packed with fun festivals and activities just right for kids from ages one to 92. Visit Durham and you’ll see why it’s a great place to savor the holiday season.

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Topics: holiday season, holidays, family, families, family events, Kids & Families, kid-friendly

Robert Earl Keen - yuletide mischief, sly fun, and rousing music

Posted by DCVB Staff on Nov 30, 2017 8:00:00 AM

A magical performance is coming to Durham on December 3 at The Carolina Theatre in the form of Robert Earl Keen’s all-new, expanded “REK's Fam-O-lee Back to the Country Jamboree!”

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Topics: holiday season, music

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Read on for everything you need to know about events and things to do in Durham, NC. Check back regularly for new photos, lists, and guides, so you can explore Durham like a local.

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